What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Hi I'm Louise

I am a Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Aunt. I was born in Lancaster Pa but live in Phoenix, AZ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired Respiratory Therapist. I am married and have 5 children and 13 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a member of the church at the young age of 21. When the Missionaries presented the Plan of Salvation to me I received a profound witness to the truthfulness of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. Today, I know more than ever that God lives and Jesus is the Christ. To know why we are here and where we are going when we leave this life gives us the knowledge and courage to press on through the trials and tribulations of mortality. I'm so grateful for my Savior and His Atonement and that Families can be together forever. The true Gospel of Jesus Christ has all the answers and it just makes sense. It was my choice to be Baptized in 1964, when the lessons from the Missionaries gave the answers that were missing from the religion of my youth. I have never regretted my decision. My family and I have been truly blessed.

How I live my faith

I strive daily to live my best life, to be kind, loving and a good example to others, to be a person of integrity and charity, a person who reflects the qualities of the Savior. I attend my church meetings and the Temple every week. I strive to follow Christ's example of service to anyone in need. My faith affects all aspects of my life.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Louise
A  testimony is a spiritual witness given by the Holy Ghost. The foundation of a testimony is the knowledge that Heavenly Father lives and loves His children; that Jesus Christ lives, that He is the Son of God, and that He carried out the infinite Atonement; that Joseph Smith is the prophet of God who was called to restore the gospel; that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Savior's true Church on the earth; and that the Church is led by a living prophet today. With this foundation, a testimony grows to include all principles of the gospel. I'm thankful for God's Plan of Salvation which blesses us to know where we came from, why we are here, and where we will go when we die. You too can come to know these truths are real if you study, ponder, and pray about them. Show more Show less